I Will Get People to Learn More About Bi-polar Disorder and Understand It

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    17 Years and Counting

    Imagine my surprise when I ran across this group.  Teaching people about Manic Depression (Bipolar Disorder) has been my personal mission for 17 years.  In 1990, sitting in the smoldering remains of what had been my life, I began Invisible Driving, an...
    ElLagarto ElLagarto
    56-60, M
    4 Responses Jul 11, 2007

    Stuck Between a Rock and a Hard Place!

    Living on the plains of eastern colorado, or any rural area, is not an easy place to get a diagnosis or treatment for any mental illness!  My boyfriend had probably been bipolar since his teens, but it came to a head when he was living here with me.  Thank God we did...
    classicrockcowgirl classicrockcowgirl
    46-50, F
    6 Responses Jul 15, 2007

    Being Me Everyday

    I have read and understood many things doctors have said. I read that most women are diagnosed while pregnant. Which I believe to be true, I was.  I have learned as well that life without the Meds is no way to live! Living in a tipsey turvey world is not for me. Or a mania...
    nichole05 nichole05
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Apr 8, 2008

    My "friends"

    I am bipolar, and whenI try to explain bipolar to people who aren't familiar with it, I usually explain what goes on in my head while my symptoms are acting up as my two "friends" My first "friend" is a giant ball of energy. She is always running around, doing fifty tasks at...
    ladyzantorian ladyzantorian
    18-21, F
    1 Response Feb 7, 2012

    They Need To Learn About Bp....

    I do not normally let people know I am BP.....I do not want to see the fear of not understanding what it is in their eyes, I do not blame them, but want to change the misconceptions about it, we are not nuts, crazy, or violent...we can be. I am a passive / agressive BP....where...
    deleted deleted
    4 Responses Jul 10, 2010
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